D.C. Police have released a video showing five men violently robbing a man near the Shaw Recreation Center.
Police say 15-20 suspects ambushed three adult males and one juvenile male on the 1100 block of R Street NW on July 11th around 10:30 p.m.
Robbers surrounded three of the victims and repeatedly struck them until they surrendered their property, police said. Authorities could not disclosure whether the juvenile was one of three injured.
In a video released by police, a man is forcefully beaten on the ground as he clenched onto a bicycle. A group of men surround the victim as his attacker jumps on his body and kicks his head.
Police believe the video footage is directly related to the robbery on July 11.
Victims’ injuries were treated on-site.
At this time, police have not identified or arrested any suspects .
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Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at 202-727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.